Lufthansa Buys Boeing 737s Again After 28 Years

Boeing 737-100

Lufthansa was the launch customer for the 737-100, which made its first flight (pictured) in 1967 and entered service with the airline in 1968.

Credit: Boeing
Before Lufthansa finally signed an order for the Boeing 737-100 in early 1965, Boeing had to guarantee the airline that it would not cancel the program. Three years later, the 737 entered service with the German airline. Now, 58 years after its first order and 28 years after it last bought the type...

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